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by elcamo
Wed Sep 09, 2009 9:32 pm
Forum: GNine
Topic: What is Gnine?
Replies: 2
Views: 3585

THANKS! I had no idea what it was!
by elcamo
Wed Sep 09, 2009 5:29 pm
Forum: GNine
Topic: What is Gnine?
Replies: 2
Views: 3585

What is Gnine?

Can someone explain to me exactly what gnine is? is it the modeling of 9inch trains? or is it G scale on 9mm track? and were there any real ones? lastly, does it run on n gauge track? thanks
by elcamo
Tue Sep 08, 2009 12:36 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: "Simplicity in the Round"
Replies: 8
Views: 3319

A switching layout, that can become a tail chaser? Brilliant!
by elcamo
Tue Sep 08, 2009 12:36 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Simplicity sidings clone
Replies: 29
Views: 14135

very nice :D i might try this paper stuff....
by elcamo
Tue Sep 08, 2009 12:30 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: A New Industry in Kraehwinkle
Replies: 32
Views: 22640

KEG wrote:Anybody heard about the Atlantis railroad recently?

yes i believe they were having some flooding issues? :lol:
by elcamo
Tue Sep 08, 2009 12:26 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: First Layout
Replies: 25
Views: 8708

THANK YOU! :!: That solveded my problem.....

UPDATE: another gn15 layout in construction for now as a pizza have everything I need will be finsihed in month? switcher is on hold temporarillly tho....
by elcamo
Sun Sep 06, 2009 1:49 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: First Layout
Replies: 25
Views: 8708

grrr running into more and more trouble!!! :x has anybody out there tried Mr. Carl Arendt's method of turntables using a cd case? I have been reading his microlayouts site and found that it looks like a good project with a great looking result, but how does it work? like when I turn the rail what if...
by elcamo
Wed Sep 02, 2009 2:52 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Exhibition Presentation
Replies: 154
Views: 87153

i agree with this seeing a super detailed layout which took months even years of work is ruined by not spending the 15 bucks and 10 minutes to at least apply a skirt to the layout.........
by elcamo
Wed Sep 02, 2009 12:32 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: The point is?
Replies: 24
Views: 7510

track looks awesome! :D do you take orders? and what is that your using for ballast? :?:
by elcamo
Wed Sep 02, 2009 12:30 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: A New Industry in Kraehwinkle
Replies: 32
Views: 22640

looks good so far :D interesting backstory too......
by elcamo
Mon Aug 31, 2009 2:44 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Waitakere Tramline Layout: The Return - To The Dam And Back
Replies: 113
Views: 47029

woah thats good :D can't wait to see some more of how it's progressing! 8)
by elcamo
Mon Aug 31, 2009 2:30 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: First Layout
Replies: 25
Views: 8708

Adrian wrote:G'day Elmaco
Doing a scale drawing always comes out wrong for me, especially the points.
Cheers

Yes I was just wondering to get a "rough" estimate on how much track i'll use and another way to look at layout trackplans besides just frehanding it........
by elcamo
Mon Aug 31, 2009 3:08 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Trevor's 2008 challenge layout
Replies: 37
Views: 21973

im liking the loco! :D how did you make the roof, and what is it made of?
by elcamo
Mon Aug 31, 2009 2:47 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: First Layout
Replies: 25
Views: 8708

chooped up some foamboard for a base and have plywood board ready to roll, just need to finalize my trackplan and things can start moving along! anyone know of a good track planning site or free program? i have no drawing skills what so ever but am mean with a computer...... started on some mine &qu...
by elcamo
Sat Aug 29, 2009 4:01 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: First Layout
Replies: 25
Views: 8708

roof has been bended for a unplanned car shed that just sorta poofed into my head :roll: was bened very sophisticatedly (15 minutes of holding into shape :shock: ) and 4 outta 6 post are built more to come and maybe some pics? who gnows the line could be done by monday :twisted: or gnot be worked on...
by elcamo
Fri Aug 28, 2009 5:42 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Rustfield Scrapyard
Replies: 169
Views: 64240

Thats an awesome backdrop! Looks awesome like the loco too! can;t wait till i can build like that :x why didn't you paint the fence though :?: You could definitly weather that a bit to go with the rest.... awesome stuff :D
by elcamo
Fri Aug 28, 2009 5:23 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: First Layout
Replies: 25
Views: 8708

More_Cats_Than_Sense wrote:The way I went about the "two connecting scenes" sort of layout was by first building a 2'x2' non-circular circle with two exits. .

yes I have been thinking bout that idea and might give it a go on a later layout like a musuem or sight seeing layout...
by elcamo
Fri Aug 28, 2009 5:18 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: My new Critter
Replies: 11
Views: 5739

don't see why the molds would gather dust :cry: i'll gladly take a shipment of a few....... like the cab on your critter! Just gave me an idea for some bashing :twisted: :twisted:
by elcamo
Thu Aug 27, 2009 8:17 pm
Forum: GNine
Topic: The Orchard Line (Formally a Woodland Railway).
Replies: 78
Views: 43446

looks good! 8) I like how the line disappears into hat could have been a forrest or factory or mine or scenic mainline to allow for all kinds of rolling stock to be used.....
by elcamo
Thu Aug 27, 2009 8:06 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: A New Coach for the KEG
Replies: 11
Views: 6436

WOOOAH! :o awesome stuff!!! and outside? :o like the coaches veryy nicee :!:
by elcamo
Thu Aug 27, 2009 3:22 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Adobe or Stucco walls
Replies: 22
Views: 8702

nice buildings bobblackcloud! And stumpy can't wait for updates :D and maybe some pics :?:
by elcamo
Thu Aug 27, 2009 3:16 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: First Layout
Replies: 25
Views: 8708

G'day Elmaco By the way how big is the proposed layout ? Is it to be used only at home or do you propose to exhibit it ? I was thinking about 3 feet long total and maybe 2 feet deep :?: but it will get adjusted as I go along... An for now it will be only at home, but in the future it could find it'...
by elcamo
Thu Aug 27, 2009 3:11 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: First Layout
Replies: 25
Views: 8708

Re: First layout

As I do mostly micro layouts and display layouts, I prefer a continuous loop type of layout with a turnout leading to a siding which can connect to a separate "switching layout" for further operation. I like that idea :D ! Im going to incorporate two "layouts" into one where I h...
by elcamo
Wed Aug 26, 2009 10:15 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: First Layout
Replies: 25
Views: 8708

thanks guys :D im gonna go with your suggestion and get some of the foamcore board as that seems to be relativly cheap and easy to work with as a beginner. Will post pics as more is built :D
by elcamo
Tue Aug 25, 2009 7:23 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: First Layout
Replies: 25
Views: 8708

First Layout

Ok after building a loco, 2 cars(and a thousand unfinished :x ) I have decided to build my first indoor layout! Now I have been slowly aquiring materials such as track, acessories, a few hand painted and semi-kitbashed buildings and I'm ready to go! Gnow, before I dive in what would the more experie...

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